Great news for those who want advanced degrees

University of Detroit Mercy announced today an adjustment in graduate tuition for the institution’s MBA, Master of Community Development and graduate programs in Architecture, Nursing and Engineering. The new reduced tuitions now make Detroit Mercy’s high-quality, nationally ranked graduate programs even more affordable choices than ever before. The new tuition …

Nursing student: ‘I have been blessed’ by Detroit Mercy

More than 350 alumni and other supporters of University of Detroit Mercy attended the annual President’s Christmas Party on Dec. 7. The event included a moving speech by current Nursing student Elizabeth Yager. She praised the generosity of the donors in the room and talked of her love for the …

Homecoming keeps on growing

More than 1,500 alumni, students, friends and community neighbors took advantage of the perfect weather Sept. 28-29 to celebrate Homecoming 2018 at University of Detroit Mercy. Included in the event were law school golf outing, 50th reunion dinner for the class of 1968, Decades Dash run, a classic car show, DIA …

Director of Jesuit Refugee Service to speak at alumni luncheon

The Jesuit Alumni and Friends of Detroit will host Tom Smolich, S.J., international director of the Jesuit Refugee Service, at a noon luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 4 at the Detroit Athletic Club. Former Jesuit Superior General Pedro Arrupe, S.J., founded the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) in 1980 as a response …

Bigger Skies: The student journal [sic] turns 25

sic /’sik, ‘sēk/ Adverb, “thus” From the Latin sic erat scriptum “thus was it written.” Used after a printed word or passage to indicate that it is intended exactly as printed or to indicate that it exactly reproduces an original. University of Detroit Mercy student arts journal, 1992 – present. Each year, when …

Our first-day-of-school photos

You’ll see lots of photos on social media and on phones from coworkers who straggle in late today because it’s a national holiday of sorts — the first day of school! Classes at Detroit Mercy started last week, but we still want to share our photos of the day, as …

This is what Jesuit (and Mercy!) education is

There are 28 Jesuit Colleges or Universities in the United States and today, the feast day of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Jesuits, we are showing our pride in being part of the Great 28. The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities united its member institutions and …

Look to your mailboxes for Spiritus!

Spiritus, the alumni publication for University of Detroit Mercy, is headed your way. The spring edition of the twice-yearly publication will be in your mailboxes soon, This edition includes lots of great stuff, including an exciting update on our $100-million Campaign for University of Detroit Mercy. We also talk to …

Proud to be Jesuit educated

The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities is promoting Jesuit education this admissions season with a new website and a video promoting the unique features of a Jesuit education. The video features students from the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities — including Detroit Mercy— on their campuses across the country …

Titan comes home to oversee archdiocese schools

It’s Catholic Schools Week, a week that promotes the important role of Catholic schools in today’s educational system.  The superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Detroit is a Titan: Kevin Kijewski ’03, and he credits his love of Catholic education with his experience at Detroit Mercy. “I got …